Sports

by | February 09, 2018 | 12:48

In the next few days, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) - sport's top arbitration body - will hear an appeal by a group of Russian athletes who are challenging the decision to exclude them from the Winter Olympics, nearly a month after they were excluded from the competition.

by | February 09, 2018 | 12:37

Christian Pulisic insists he remains focused on life at Borussia Dortmund despite the pull of the "unbelievable" Premier League . German outlet Sport1 suggests Dortmund are determined to keep hold of Pulisic but will strongly consider selling the American wonderkid if a mammoth offer is tabled.

by | February 09, 2018 | 12:31

This is not the first-round pick the team got from the Nets. Thomas, who was acquired by Cleveland on August 22, 2017 in the blockbuster Kyrie Irving swap with Boston, played in 15 games with the Cavaliers this season, averaging 14.7 points, 2.1 rebounds and 4.5 assists in 27.1 minutes.

by | February 09, 2018 | 12:06

The Gunners splashed out a whopping £56million to bring the Dortmund striker to the Emirates last month, and Wright says that the Gabon global needs to play his natural game and he will be a success. I don't know if he will be available. The future of Antonio Conte has dominated the headlines in recent weeks after a downward spiral of form and results shows no abatement, however one pundit claims that Arsenal need a manager like the Italian.

by | February 09, 2018 | 11:30

These deals - and the ability to not trade away the Brooklyn first-round pick they hold thanks to the Irving trade - also leave Cleveland in better shape this summer, more attractive to James when he hits free agency and even more resilient if he leaves.

by | February 09, 2018 | 11:13

Cape Town - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is not a fan of players trying to win penalties by diving, and insists he never encourages his team to dive. David Ospina or Petr Cech: "I will make that decision tomorrow". I remember there were tremendous cases here when it was foreign players who did it.

by | February 09, 2018 | 10:22

The team traded away Isaiah Thomas , Channing Frye , Dwyane Wade , Ian Shumpert, Jae Crowder and Derrick Rose in three separate trades . The Cavaliers have seemingly been throwing Smith in trades as a salary booster. They're solid numbers, though his defense has regressed and Butler is one player who can take advantage of that. The Cavs swapped out almost all the expendable parts of their roster that surround LeBron James in unprecedented fashion, trading away six contributors ...

by | February 09, 2018 | 09:33

Not a plethora of sub-standard players, like we have recruited recently, rather two or three top class players that would have an immediate impact on our starting eleven. Eighteenth place Stoke City have the chance to move level on points with Brighton and Hove Albion in thirteenth if they beat the Seagulls at the Bet 365 Stadium while Javi Gracia will hope to continue his unbeaten start as Watford manager as the Hornets travel to West Ham United.

by | February 09, 2018 | 09:28

Wales' most recent victory at Twickenham was a famous 28-25 triumph in the 2015 World Cup. Jones' squad is an experienced one with 848 caps in the matchday 23. "He's been magnificent mate, truly professional", said Jones of Wigglesworth. He's a young guy, he's inexperienced, and is their third-choice No. 10.

by | February 09, 2018 | 08:22

USA Gymnastics and the gymnastics community is still reeling from the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. She says it turned sexual when she was 16. Hutchison, who did not immediately reply to an email and a phone message late Wednesday (Thursday NZT), has not been charged with a crime.

by | February 09, 2018 | 08:15

The 28-year-old has until February 16 to respond to the charge. Rodriguez insists he did not use any racist language and told the left-back he had bad breath. West Brom say they will "fully support" the England worldwide, who has until February 16 to respond to the FA. "Rodriguez words are unforgivable for the man I am!" Bong, a Cameroon worldwide, was subsequently interviewed by FA officials at Brighton's training ground while Rodriguez had a hearing at Wembley.

by | February 09, 2018 | 08:06

After House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's eight-hour speech Wednesday calling for the inclusion of a solution to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in the deal , the House and Senate were set to vote on the budget, which includes a stopgap funding bill, Thursday evening.

by | February 09, 2018 | 07:43

It was the first time the Olympics had featured mixed doubles, a form of play that's been part of the world championships since 2008. There are eight ends per game, and each team throws five stones per end - unlike regular curling, in which teams throw eight stones and play 10 ends .

by | February 09, 2018 | 07:37

Streelman and Fitzgerald lead the amateur leaderboard at -14 after one round. "I'm just trying to get back and I got a little on top of it and I was kind of hitting the ball into the ground with my hands pretty far forward , which is the opposite of what my natural tendency has been going back to when I was eight years old".

by | February 09, 2018 | 06:51

The baseball players' union is scouting sites and making preliminary arrangements to conduct its own spring training for as many as 100 unsigned free agents, sources said Wednesday. Personal trainers will not be allowed inside the facility. No other information concerning which free agents would work out at the Bradenton complex or what accessibility the public would have to watch was available.

by | February 09, 2018 | 06:47

Crystal Palace's Premier League survival hopes have been dealt a further blow, after receiving the news that their veteran goalkeeper Julián Speroni has been ruled out of action for eight weeks with a knee injury. "[January signing] Alexander Sorloth is certainly ready to play and will certainly be involved in the squad again this weekend". The two ex-England managers cross swords at Goodison Park on Saturday for the first time since an undercover sting forced Big Sam to resign as Three ...

by | February 09, 2018 | 06:32

If you were one of the unfortunate number to sit through the rain delay, the Pelicans have provided some clarity on what to do next. Arena staff had been working to clear the court of water and coaches Alvin Gentry and McMillan had come out to look at the situation with officials, but players never took the court.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:55

According to Bulpett, the Celtics are still interested in Tyreke Evans and Lou Williams, and they would still make "the right deal" for either player. A number of teams - namely the Cleveland Cavaliers , Los Angeles Lakers , and Oklahoma City Thunder - have extremely active and aggressive in hopes of getting deals done over the next few days, but several others are also looking to strengthen their rosters before the playoffs.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:57

Leg-spinner Jeffrey Vandersay has also been named in the squad along with 20-year-old fast bowler Asitha Fernando, who has featured in one ODI. Kusal Mendis and Dhananjaya de Silva steadied things with a 47-run partnership before all their hard work was undone when Dhananjaya was caught by Sabbir Rahman off the bowling of Taijul for 19.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:47

If Draymond Green didn't already know that Lauren Holtkamp has no time for his crap, he sure does now. But in the immortal words of that Vine that splices in a clip from Storage Wars , you gotta watch your profanity , man. That gave him a league-leading 13 on the season. Green seemed to be surprised when he got called for a second tech. Houston Rockets star Chris Paul, then on the L.A.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:45

These were the final splurges and additions to squads this season. The statistics show he has scored more headers (27) than any other Premier League player since 2012, and no one can claim to have been more effective from the bench. Last season he hit 40 goals for Borussia Dortmund and this season he is already up to 21. Mourinho was manager at Chelsea when Mata was allowed to leave Stamford Bridge four years ago.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:30

Babbitt is averaging 6.1 points and 2.2 rebounds in 15.4 minutes per game, shooting 44% from 3-point range. He was the team's starter at power forward for most of their awesome 30-11 second-half run but missed the final five games of the year due to injury.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:19

On Tuesday, after scheduling introductory press conferences and hiring assistants, Indianapolis was left at the alter by Josh McDaniels . It has been recently confirmed that McDaniels has reserved his decision to become the next head coach of the Indianapolis Colts and has chosen to stay in New England.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:13

Head coach Steve Kerr has orchestrated the top ranked offensive team in the National Basketball Association. Golden State doesn't have many weaknesses but, if you're a team looking to invade the throne room, their propensity for careless turnovers is the only crack that can open that door.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:12

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will not be present at the games, which began on Wednesday - though the opening ceremony will be held Friday. In a speech there, Pence said the USA wants to "make sure North Korea doesn't use the powerful symbolism in the backdrop of the [Games] to paper over the truth about their regime".

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:47

Against Duke's deficient defense, that uncertainty may finally play into UNC's hands. While UNC are defending champs, the young additions to Duke have made them one of the favorites to cut down the nets this year. While explaining his college choice, however, the man who owns one of the most impressive YouTube highlight reels in the country said the chance to be part of the Duke "brotherhood" was simply too much to pass up.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:44

A North Korean cheering squad has performed at a welcome ceremony in the Olympic Village near Pyeongchang , South Korea . The moment will be emotionally uplifting, raising hopes of reconciliation and reduced tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:21

Before joining the Eagles' coaching staff two years ago, DeFilippo served as quarterbacks coach for the Oakland Raiders from 2012-14 and offensive coordinator for the Cleveland Browns in 2015. The 39-year-old landed his first National Football League job with the Giants as an offensive quality control coach in 2005. The Vikings will likely make an official announcement on Friday.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:10

Until Sunday's 41-33 victory over the favored New England Patriots , the Eagles remained the only team in their division without a Super Bowl title - an ongoing humiliation that gave Philly an inferiority complex and made Eagles fans an easy target for fans of other teams, especially the rival Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants.

by | February 09, 2018 | 03:51

However, when Dana White was asked about the possible fight this week, not only did he shut it down completely, but he also went on a tirade about The Chosen One, criticising him brutally for pushing a bout the promotion has no plans on booking.

by | February 09, 2018 | 03:29

Long a staple of the Olympic Games, fans will be able to watch the Opening Ceremony via a host of live streaming options. Along with the slopestyle , which tests riders' wits on a course featuring rails, jumps and other obstacles, and the more self-explanatory half-pipe, new for this year is big air .

by | February 09, 2018 | 03:20

After running over towards the home fans, Pique appeared to incite the supporters with his celebration. The Barca defender had to listen to insulting songs about himself, his wife (the pop star Shakira) and his son during the game, but had his revenge when he scored the late goal which gave Barca a point.

by | February 09, 2018 | 03:22

As detailed in our Complaint (a copy of which will be redistributed to media outlets), Mr. Bell and Ms. Pendley began alleging assault only after their two-month long scheme to blackmail Josh by claiming he knowingly participated in NCAA violations failed.

by | February 09, 2018 | 03:20

All that is great in terms of the contract. "But bottom line is we're excited that's the way he feels and we'll continue to work with him and hopefully get a couple more rings with him". Rooney went on to express total confidence in Tomlin, adding that his head coach's impressive track record speaks for itself. "So, you know, I think it's something that the lesson to be learned here is that you take it one one week at a time, one game at a time, and no matter who the team is, you can't focus ...

by | February 09, 2018 | 03:12

Walker entered the day averaging 22.6 points and 5.8 assists in 51 games this season. He also ranks ninth in the National Basketball Association in three-pointers made with 141. Kemba Walker is headed to the All-Star Game as an injury replacement for Kristaps Porzingis . BEN Simmons has been overlooked for NBA All-Star selection again.